Dr. Peter McLaughlin was appointed to the position of President & CEO on May 24, 2016 after serving as Interim President & CEO for the previous nineteen months. In his time with Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Dr. McLaughlin has served on the hospital’s senior leadership team as Chief Medical Officer, Chief of Staff, Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee and Vice President.
Dr. McLaughlin is formerly a Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto, and a staff cardiologist at the University Health Network. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and the American College of Cardiology.
Dr. McLaughlin graduated from the University of Toronto Medical School in 1970, and undertook post-graduate training at the Ottawa Civic Hospital, Toronto General Hospital and Stanford University Medical Centre in California.
Dr. McLaughlin has had a long interest in investigation and treatment of the adult patient with congenital heart disease. He has published over 120 original articles, 175 abstracts, one book, and has lectured and given demonstrations in his area of interest in the United States, Canada, Europe and China. He has completed terms as a Governor of the American College of Cardiology, President of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, President of the Canadian Cardiovascular Academy, and Director, Division of Cardiology at the University of Toronto.